British Actor Warren Brown known for his roles in “Luther”, “The Dark Knight Rises” and “Byzantium” will star in Bahamian film “Cargo” written and directed by Kareem Mortimer. The film explores the miry world of human smuggling and stars Brown as a humble fisherman who gets sucked into life as a prolific human smuggler to pay off a debt.
Nassau, Bahamas – British Actor Warren Brown of BBC America’s
critically acclaimed crime drama series “Luther” will star as the main
character in the Bahamian feature film “Cargo” by award-winning filmmaker Kareem
“Cargo,” written and directed by Mortimer explores
the miry world of human smuggling and is loosely based on Mortimer’s 8-time
award-winning short film “Passage”.
Brown, also known
for his roles in “The Dark Knight Rises” and “Byzantium” will star as Kevin, a humble
fisherman who becomes a prolific human smuggler to pay off a debt.
Trevite Willis and
Alexander Younis are producing the film which features a cast of Canadian,
British and Bahamian actors. Canadian sales agent Cinemavault will handle worldwide
distribution and sales of the film. Production is slated to begin in May in Nassau.
“Cargo is perhaps the strongest film I’ve
ever written and I feel a strong sense of responsibility in making sure that
this film has the capability of reaching the greatest amount of people around
the world without loosing artistic credibility,” stated Mortimer. “The addition
of Warren Brown and the co-operation with one of the most-respected sales
agencies in North America are all positive and